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Monthly Archives: January 2015

Video of Living Coast’s Rays

Video of the Living Coast Discovery Center’s Ray Touch Pool We don’t recommend touching rays in the wild because, as you know, some of them sting.  At the Living Coast, we clip the barbs on our stingrays — an activity just like clipping your own fingernails — so you can safely touch them at our Shark & Ray exhibit!  The touch pool is a
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Anatomy of a Family Overnight Adventure

Anatomy of a Family Overnight Adventure One of the coolest things that The Living Coast Discovery Center offers is Family Overnight Adventures. They are focused on family fun, wildlife adventures, snacks and sleepovers.  And you get to do all these things at sunset, nighttime and morning — when the general public is not normally allowed! We’ve just announced our schedule for 2015 (see below)
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Winter Camp 2014-15

Kids had so much fun at winter camp… Save the date for camps in 2015! As you know, the Living Coast Discovery Center gives kids a great experience with local wildlife every chance we get. School groups visit just about every day, we do family overnight adventures and, when school’s out, camp’s in!  Take a look at camp kids having a blast at our
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Year End Appeal

Looking forward to a making a difference in 2015 with your help… Thank you for helping us increase awareness of San Diego Bay’s habitats, plants and wildlife in 2014!  We truly could not do what we do without the generosity of our visitors and, especially, our Members and Donors.  If you are looking for an organization to support in 2015, here are a few
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Endangered Shaw’s Agave Gets Room To Breathe

Endangered Shaw’s Agave Gets Room To Breathe Boy Scouts from Troop 801 re-route fence for endangered agave   We care about plants at the Living Coast Discovery Center as much as the animals in our care.  On Dec. 27th, eight Eagle Scouts from Troop 801 came to the Living Coast to assist our Horticulturalist Mark Valen with a prickly problem. Our Shaw’s Agave, an
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CBS 8 at LCDC

CBS 8 at the Living Coast Shawn Styles came to the Living Coast on Monday, Jan. 5th for a video report on the Christmas Bird Count, an annual Audubon Society event supported by volunteers, including three of our favorite birders. Check out the video here and visit the links below for more information.   Links LCDC Blog: https://www.thelivingcoast.org/christmas-bird-count/ Audubon Society: http://birds.audubon.org/christmas-bird-count CBS 8: http://www.cbs8.com/story/27767087/bird-enthusiasts-track-count-in-san-diego